check satchel:one with your child every day after school;
agree a routine for homework with your child. e.g. You might agree to start homework after a short break on return from school so that the evening is left free or you might agree the other activities/TV that will need to be planned around homework;
be available to help establish routines and to support but don’t ‘do it for them’;
try to ensure that homework is done on the night it is set to prevent build up;
look at the planner / satchel:one each week to check homework and messages;
know how long your child should be spending on homework each night (see frequency and expectations section).